von Willebrand

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Noun1.von Willebrand - Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)von Willebrand - Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
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population affected by von Willebrand disease (VWD), the most common bleeding disorder.
Shire announced that the European Commission has granted Marketing Authorization for VEYVONDI for the treatment of bleeding events and treatment/prevention of surgical bleeding in adults with von Willebrand disease when desmopressin treatment alone is ineffective or not indicated.
pylori was shown to bind von Willebrand factor and to interact with glycoprotein Ib to induce platelet aggregation;[5] not only, but both in mice and in humans, H.
The first-ever prediction model include three factors: the extent of the patient's inhalation injury, the percentage of the patient's body that was burned and whether the patient had high levels of a blood clotting protein called von Willebrand factor.
Patients with blood type O have been shown to have lower levels of von Willebrand factor, a blood clotting agent, than those with other blood types.
"The more we share about hemophilia and related bleeding disorders, the more people become aware of their symptoms," said Echavez, who herself has von Willebrand disease, a type of bleeding disorder.
The proposed measures seek to give free treatment for persons with bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, Von Willebrand Disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders.
The researchers found that history of cancer was associated with higher fibrinogen concentration, von Willebrand factor (vWf), and antithrombin activity, independent of CVRFs and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
PVT pathogenesis encompasses local risk factors, such as endothelial activation and stagnant portal blood flow, as well as systemic ones: increased activity of von Willebrand factor, high levels of factor VIII, or reduced antithrombin, protein C, and protein S levels.
"The most common bleeding disorders associated with heavy menstrual bleeding include platelet function disorders and von Willebrand."
Almost 13 clotting factors and von Willebrand factor is associated with the coagulation process.